Kinlough Community News

Community Garden/Allotments

Community Garden/Allotments

It’s that time of year again, so why not try and grow your own vegetables in the lovely environment of Lough Melvin Eco Park. There is still a few allotments available at €20 per allotment. So please contact Pat at 087 2643304 asap to avoid disappointment.

Tribal Body Fitness

Progressive circuit classes continue in Kinlough Community Centre every Wednesday and Friday mornings, 10am (level1) and 11am (level 2). All welcome to come and join in. €5 per class. Contact Gareth 087 7989876 for more information.


Deepest sympathy is extended to the relatives at friends of Terry Connolly (Rogers), Gurteendarragh, Kinlough, whose death took place last week. May he Rest in Peace.

Table Quiz

A table quiz will take place in McGloin’s Bar, Kinlough on next Friday, 15th March starting at 9.30pm. €20 entry fee per table of four. Quiz and raffle prizes in aid of local St. Vincent de Paul Society. Please come along to support and enjoy a night out.

Askill Whist Drive

There will be no whist drive in Askill community on 17th March (St Patricks Day). Results from the last whist held on Sunday, 10th March were Mary McNelis, Kathleen Burns, Isobel Fox, Brian Richardson, Michael Donagher, Ellen Ward, Gerry Burns. Raffle Winners were Ellen Ward, Anna Corrigan, Mary McNelis and Mabel McNulty. Next Whist will be Sunday the 24th March.

Fundraising Cake Sale

A fundraising cake sale will be held on Sunday March 24th after 11am Mass in aid of Kinlough Pre-school.

St Patrick’s Well

Annual Pilgrimage and Prayers at St Patrick’s Well, Tullaghan on St Patrick’s Day at 12.30pm.

Four Masters NS Kinlough Enrolment

Parents wishing to enrol children for the 2013/2014 school year should do so on or before Friday, 29th March 2013. Enrolment forms are available from the school on 071- 9841123.

The Benwiskin Centre

UPCOMING TRAINING / CLASSES: Defibrillator/CPR training and also a Certified Primary Food Safety Course Contact us for details on 071 9176721.

BOOT CAMP: Boot Camp in The Benwiskin Centre also starting on a Tues eve 6.30-7.30pm Contact us for details on 071 9176721.

GLASS MOSAIC EVENING CLASSES: Create your own unique artworks in this introduction to fused glass. You will be able to make coloured glass mosaic pendants, brooches, and a glass panel which you can transform into a plate in the kiln. All items made during the workshop are yours to keep. Louise Rice, an experienced instructor, will demonstrate each step and guide you through the process. Open to all. No experience required. Classes commence Wed night, late March (Date TBC) 7pm - 8.30pm for 3 weeks. Contact us on 071-9176721 for further details and booking form.

COMMUNITY GARDEN PROJECT: Course commencing Monday, 8th April 9.30am – 11.30am at The Benwiskin and will run from April - Sept for approx. 22 weeks. Tutor Ciara Barrett from the Organic Centre in Rossinver. Contact us for further details and to register your interest.

SCOUTS: Scout troop meet every Monday. Beavers (children aged 6, 7, & 8) from 5 - 6pm and Cubs (children aged 9, 10 and 11) from 6 - 7 pm.

PARENT & TODDLERS: Meet every Monday and Tuesday in The Benwiskin Centre 10am, to 12noon. New people always welcome!

CARD GAMES: Every Tuesday night at 9pm. Hosted by volunteers Pat McGowan and Johnny Duignan.

CHIROPODY CLINIC: Martina Connolly holds a Chiropody Clinic in The Benwiskin Centre. Contact 087 418 2788 to make an appointment.

Rainbow Camera Club

The cross-border Rainbow Camera Club will be holding its March meeting in The Cabin, Rossinver on Thursday, 14 March from 8pm to 10pm. The club currently has members from Counties Leitrim, Sligo, Donegal, Cavan and Fermanagh. This month we shall be looking at how to resize images without losing too much quality so as to make them easier to email. After the break there will be a slide shows of recent photographs that the members have produced. We shall also be finalising details for our photographic shoot planned for St Patrick’s Day. New members are always welcome, and more details can be obtained from Martin Cooke at the New Ballagh Centre in Rossinver (071 9854030) or from Patrick Mullan (071 9854405).